The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1852


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p.2 Whitefish - The trade in this article is becoming one of great importance to the county of Prince Edward. About 15,000 barrels are annually taken on the lake shore in the neighborhood of Wellington, and this year the catch has been larger than any previous one, and the prices obtained have also been in advance of former years. The prices hitherto have rarely risen above 15s. but a demand has sprung up in the adjoining State, and now 22s. 6d. to 23s. 9d. per barrel are readily paid on the beach. One merchant from Consecon writes us that he has already disposed of 1500 bbls., a part of which has realized 25s. 3d. delivered.

Tug Line Contract - We have much pleasure in informing the good citizens of Kingston, that Wm. Ford, Esq., and Capt. Maxwell, of the New Era, are the successful contractors with the Provincial Government for the New Tug Line of Steamers. [Whig]

Yesterday presented a decidedly wintry appearance; snow fell to the depth of about an inch, and has the appearance of remaining. Some of the steamers continue their usual trips, but not with much regularity. The Passport has been laid up some days, and the American steamers have gone into winter quarters, except the Cataract and Niagara, which continue to run, but only as far as Rochester.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 24, 1852
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KN.19463
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1852